Graduation 2014

In May, UBC News is releasing a number of stories featuring UBC grads set to embark on an exciting adventure, job or project upon graduation. Follow them here.

First Nations PhD grads take knowledge back to community

First Nations PhD grads take knowledge back to community

UBC’s Okanagan campus celebrates its first two Aboriginal PhD graduates this week.

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2014 graduate snapshots from UBC’s Okanagan campus

2014 graduate snapshots from UBC’s Okanagan campus

More than 1,600 students receive their degrees from UBC’s Okanagan campus in spring 2014. They each have stories of personal and academic achievements, and carry many varied ambitions for life. Here are three of their stories.

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Star power

Star power

Graduating student Eric Koch has his sights on understanding the life and death of interstellar bodies.

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Aboriginal peoples belong on the podium too

Aboriginal peoples belong on the podium too

UBC grad Erica Baker is helping Aboriginal snowboarders go the distance.

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From the classroom to the newsroom

From the classroom to the newsroom

UBC Journalism multimedia project gives grads the skills to thrive in a changing journalism industry.

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Twin psychology

Twin psychology

Sisters’ achievements a combination nature and nurture.

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Dentist indulges vaulting ambition

Dentist indulges vaulting ambition

UBC grad Jessica Church balances dentistry with equestrian vaulting

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Honouring her elder

Honouring her elder

The memory of her deceased grandmother inspired UBC grad Cindy Allen to study Aboriginal law.

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Will to win

Will to win

Paralympian Josh Vander Vies leaves UBC with a law degree and a desire to compete at a high level.

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Welding sparks interest of UBC engineer

Welding sparks interest of UBC engineer

Engineering grad Jennifer Peverelle is headed to a career in the U.S., thanks to her own creativity and initiative.

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Prominent China economist and UN health campaigner added to 2014 UBC honorary degree recipients

Prominent China economist and UN health campaigner added to 2014 UBC honorary degree recipients

UBC will be awarding honorary degrees to prominent China economist Justin Yifu Lin and global health campaigner Michel Sidibé during the spring congregation ceremonies.

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Philanthropists, human rights activist among 2014 honorary degree recipients

Philanthropists, human rights activist among 2014 honorary degree recipients

Djavad Mowafaghian, Michael Audain, and Bonnie Klein are among influential leaders receiving honorary degrees during spring graduation ceremonies.

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